Our updated booklet, Weddings For The Interfaith Couple, walks you through all of the traditions for the big day, starting with two to think about in advance (choosing a wedding contract known as a ketubah and topics to consider when meeting with your wedding officiant).
Rabbi Mychal will be leading us in a discussion of interfaith relationships throughout Jewish history and the present challenges and opportunities they pose. This discussion will provide a foundation for the second part of the series in which we will explore the many realities of interfaith relationships, including challenges we have faced and our varied approaches to our own interfaith experiences.
A great way for Jewish professionals and volunteers who work with and provide programming for people in interfaith relationships to locate resources and trainings to build more welcome into their Jewish communities; connect with and learn from each other; and publicize and enhance their programs and services.
Ten days before the election, Cokie Roberts joins us in Chicago to explore the impact of the Jewish vote. Cokie Roberts is a senior news analyst for National Public Radio and a political commentator for ABC News, where she co-anchored This Week with Sam Donaldson. She was cited by the American Women in Radio and Television as one of the 50 greatest women in the history of broadcasting, has been inducted into the Broadcasting and Cable Hall of Fame, and was named a “Living Legend” by the Library of Congress.
Ms. Roberts and her husband, Steven V. Roberts, are contributing writers for USA Weekend. Together they wrote From This Day Forward, an account of their more than 40-year marriage. The book became a New York Times bestseller, following Ms. Roberts’ bestselling We Are Our Mothers’ Daughters. She and her husband also co-wrote Our Haggadah: Uniting Traditions for Interfaith Families.